Report Title:

Principals; Terms of Service; Salary Schedule

Description:

Provides that the salary schedules of high school principals shall be based on a twelve-month term of service. Provides retention bonuses for principals and vice-principals. (SD1)

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2055

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to education.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 302A-625, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"302A-625 Educational [officers' salary schedules.] officers. (a) The salary schedule for all educational officers of the department shall be negotiated pursuant to section 89-9[.]; provided that the salary schedules of high school principals shall be based:

(1) On a twelve-month term of service; and

(2) A study by the department of education that:

(A) Assesses the positions, allocations, and classifications of principals, ensuring that minimum requirements and equivalencies are in line with the type of work to be performed upon entry into the classification;

(B) Includes a formal, comprehensive salary survey; and

(C) Implements a formal job evaluation methodology that is consistent with the class structure adopted.

(b) In addition to the salary increases and incentives provided under sections 302A-626, 302A-701, and 302A-703, principals and vice-principals who commit to and complete five consecutive years of service shall be paid a retention bonus in an amount set by the board."

SECTION 2. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $          , or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2004-2005, for the additional two months salary for high school principals who are presently ten-month employees and whose salary schedule shall be converted to a twelve-month term of service.

The sum appropriated shall be expended by the department of education for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 3. This Act shall not be applied so as to impair any contract existing as of the effective date of this Act in a manner violative of either the Hawaii Constitution or Article I, section 10, of the United States Constitution.

SECTION 4. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval; provided that section 2 shall take effect on July 1, 2004.